The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center (PCRSC) at AAUP in Ramallah campus hosted a lecture entitled “Upcoming European Elections and their Effect on European Policies towards the Palestinian Case”. The director of the (PCRSC) Mrs. Rula Shahwan began the lecture by expressing the importance of this meeting and its consistency with the center’s strategic plan of hosting lecturers for various topics in political and analytical talks that benefits graduate students and the local community.
The lecture was given by Director of Konrad Adenauer in Palestine Mr. Marc Frings, and the European Studies Specialist Dr. Amjad Abu Al Izz. Mr. Frings introduced The European Parliament elections explaining the ways in which 751 representatives are elected and seats are distributed based on the population of each country in Europe. He proceeded to speak about the privileges the European Union provides its citizens, the importance of spreading European unity and encouraging the European public to participate in facing the rise of populist parties that challenge the European integration.
The Hassib Sabbagh IT Center for Excellence at Arab American University the ceremony for finishing the program "Enhancing the Skills of Leading Girls and strengthening their Economic Opportunities", which was implemented in cooperation with INJAZ institution, the Canadian government and the Ministry of Education.
The aim of this competition was to focus on the leadership skills of the students and to empower them, in order to develop their entrepreneurial abilities and have the ability to choose the right career path, thus enhancing economic opportunities and helping them to integrate in the labor market.